Elgin Recycling

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Scrap Copper Prices

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Due to the many scrap copper items we accept the copper prices listed on this page are averages and for informative purposes only. They are posted at the date and time listed on the page. They are subject to change due to market conditions, quantity and other variables.  Please call to get a current price that is unique to your situation. 

Prices updated as of 4/16/24 1:00 p.m.



$2.00 to $3.75


Insulated Copper

$2.08 to $3.25


Plated Copper

$2.00 to $3.45


Copper Breakage

$1.50 to $3.40


Aluminum Copper Radiators

$1.00 to $1.50



Meet Mike and Doug, two of our many experienced metal buyers ready to help you
determine the value of your material.

Call them today with the type of material and weight, and they will be able to provide you a quote.

Call Mike at 224-293-6582Doug at 224-293-6583, or request a quote online now!



Scrap metal prices are derived using the commodity market spot or three month posted price for a particular commodity minus the spread for a certain classification of that metal. The spreads are affected by market price fluctuations, demand for a particular metal and supply levels around the world to name a few. The base metals are traded as a commodity in the futures market such as: COMEX (New York), NYMEX (New York), LME (London), SHFE (Shanghai, China)


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